Joren of The Pixel Lab shows you how to animate with springy/bouncy motion in both Cinema 4D and After Effects. To achieve bouncy motion in Cinema 4D, he uses Delay Effector, and in After Effects, he uses a piece of script from Digital Sandwich.
Here is a 4-part-tutorial on Thinking Particles by Footprint Productions. The series is straight-forward and it makes a good introductory tutorials for those who don’t know Thinking Particles in Cinema 4D.
Footprint Productions is a multimedia design firm based in Dallas, TX, with 15 years of experience under their belt.
Sam Welker of Think Particle shows his process of creating low poly scenes in Cinema 4D. He uses Displacer and Polygon Reduction on objects to create low poly look. But when he has to blend two or more objects together to form a single low poly object, he uses Metaball to blend everything together. He further uses PyDeform plug-in to use Taper, Bend, Twist on objects to deform objects to the shape he wants.